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Minnesota's Longest Winter

In 1949-50, the Pigeon River crossing recorded 190 days of continuous snow cover; could that record fall this year? From the Tower Timberjay - April 19, 2018

Senate drops measure to exempt ship ballasts from Clean Water Act

The U.S. Senate voted narrowly Wednesday against a measure that would have pulled some significant Clean Water Act protections for the Great Lakes and other U.S. waters. By Dan Eagan of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - April 19, 2018

Ontario's Lynx and Bobcat Mystery.

From Ontario Fish and Wildlife Newsletter - Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - April 17, 2018

If it’s predictable, it’s preventable: Wildfire Prevention Week 2018

This Wildfire Prevention Week (April 15-21), the Department of Natural Resources encourages people to look past the late-season snow and start getting ready for wildfire season. From the Minnesota DNR - April 16, 2018

Sheriff’s Office Leads Unwanted Prescription Drug Take Back

Contact: Valerie Marasco, Director of Emergency Management & Public Information, mobile 218-387-5366 or

For the love of a pet

Boreal staff member, Lisa Bauer, shares her story about pet therapy visits.

North Shore Arts Scene

North Shore Arts Scene gives you the low down on the latest arts scene events and activities from one of the most creative communities in Minnesota. Read Joan Farnam's blog here. Photo: Matt Herberg

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